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June 27 – The Good News Overpowers the Bad News

Job 8-10 Acts 8:26-40 “The officer said to Philip, ‘Please tell me, who is the prophet talking about—himself or someone else?’ Philip began to speak, and starting with this same Scripture, he told the man the Good News about Jesus.” … Continue reading

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March 12 – It Was The Best of Times; It Was the End of Times

Deuteronomy 16-18 Mark 13:1-20 “But before these things happen, the Good News must be told to all people.” (Mark 13:10) The end times has fascinated people even before Jesus came on the scene. Many of the Old Testament prophets talked … Continue reading

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September 30 – #ThatsGrace

Jude 1; Ezra 9-10; Psalm 95 Sometimes people misunderstand. Sometimes others do it deliberately. My then fiancé, now wife, and her roommate Terry used to make it a habit to misconstrue everything I said. I don’t remember all of the … Continue reading

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September 29 – Evil: The Impossible Choice

3 John 1; Ezra 7-8; Psalm 94 One of the amazing things about Christianity is that our relationship with God is completely dependent upon Him. We come to that relationship through His grace. We stay in that relationship by His … Continue reading

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September 28 – Don’t Even Welcome Them

2 John 1; Ezra 5-6; Psalm 93 The old joke used to be that anyone could throw on a bathrobe, walk the beaches of California, and utter a few incomprehensible sayings that seemed to have deeper meaning to start a … Continue reading

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September 19 – Risking Your Reputation

John 19:16-42; 2 Chronicles 30; Psalm 86 Every once in a while I remind my wife of why she prefers to shop alone. We use cash for most purchases, especially at the grocery store. When we get a checker we … Continue reading

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September 14 – Peace and Encouragement

John 16:4-33; 2 Chronicles 24; Psalm 81 Have you ever noticed how much of our music revolves around our troubles? Jimmy cracks corn and no one even cares, because worse things are happening, if you listen to folk songs. We … Continue reading

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May 17 – What Price is Convenience?

Acts 24:10-27; Judges 21; Psalm 46 We live in a world focused on convenience. Need something quickly? Go to a convenience store. Sure, you’ll pay a higher price for those cans of food, but you won’t have to wait as … Continue reading

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May 30 – What God Does For His Enemies

Romans 5; 1 Samuel 14; Psalm 59 One of the most maddening things I hear is people talking about being ready to follow God as soon as they are “good enough.” I can’t help but wonder what their definition of … Continue reading

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